Artwork Evaluation and Information Form

Artwork Evaluation Form 2017-12-06T15:58:13+00:00

While we invite your inquiries regarding our services and general information as it pertains to items you may have in your possession, please note: we will not provide a specific appraisal, authentication, pricing information or a complete evaluation on any item, unless we have been contracted to serve as your exclusive broker for that item. We make our living from brokerage “finders fees,” and simply cannot provide appraisals unless we are working to sell your lamp (s).

If you haven’t already done so, please take a moment to carefully read over the information provided on our Brokerage Services page. It may save us all valuable time by helping you determine if the services we offer and the standards we maintain are a fit for you or not.

PLEASE NOTE: We only broker original art in the form of paintings, watercolors and pastels done by major artists from c. 1600 – 1985. We do not broker any form of limited edition or mass produced print or numberedvedition prints. We do not broker or clients looking to buy unsigned art.

Completing this form, puts you under no obligation whatsoever, it’s merely the simplest way for us to assess what you have, and do our best to evaluate its potential for interest to our buyers.

Upon completion of the form you will be forwarded to our Contacting Us page, which will provide you with the information you need in order to forward us photographs of your item. Good, clear, photos are a very important part in our assessment process.

All fields marked with an * are required.

  1. Are you the legal owner of the item?
    Yes   No
    If you’re not the owner, please provide your relationship to the owner.
  2. *Your Name:
  3. *Your Email Address:
  4. Your phone number (optional):
  5. *What type of artwork is it?
  6. How long have you owned the item?
  7. *How did the item come into your possession?
  8. If you have any other history on the item, such as when it was bought and where, or anything else that would help authenticate it and establish accurate history on it, that is always helpful.
  9. *Is the piece signed?
    Yes No
    If so, what does the signature say?
  10. *Have you ever had the item “authenticated” or inspected by an expert?
    Yes   No
    If so, how recently?
  11. *Have you offered, or are you currently offering this item (via email, in an online auction, or by other means) for sale to others, or have you done so in the past 3 years?
    Yes   No
    If so, how recently was this item offered?

    And also, how was it offered?
  12. *Does the piece have any damage?
    Yes   No
    If so, please describe, as best you can, the extent of all damage.
  13. *Enter this word: captcha

We respect your right to privacy. Any and all information collected via this form is held in the strictest confidence and will not be sold, traded or otherwise shared with any third party, without your express permission.